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THREE SOUTH JERSEY GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS FROM KENNEDY

VOORHEES, NJ – Three South Jersey high school seniors pursuing college educations were recently awarded scholarships from the Kennedy Health Care Health Foundation. Julia Bersani (center of photo), of Haddonfield, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship as an outstanding Junior Volunteer. Bersani, who had volunteered at Kennedy University Hospital - Cherry Hill... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: New License Fees Take Effect July 1

DOVER (June 20, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds hunters and trappers that new hunting and trapping license fees will be in effect July 1. New hunting and trapping license and related fees include: Resident Hunting License (Age 16-64) - $39.50 Resident Guide/Hunting License (Age 16-64) - $159.50... Read more →


Slim Randle's Home Country: Windy Wilson & The School Board

Slim Randles Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet The closed-season school board meeting was called to order half an hour late by its chairman, J. Buckdancer Alcott, because the board members saw Windy Wilson sitting in the audience. Windy had no children, and he sure as sugar wasn’t a teacher, but he could... Read more →


Face of Defense: 'Voice of the Tower' Knows Flow of the Range

By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Bernadette WildesIII Marine Expeditionary Force OKINAWA, Japan, June 26, 2017 — In the early morning light, a silhouette ascends the white cinder block tower's short staircase, briefly pausing at the top to jingle open the structure's single hatch. Marine Corps Sgt. Krista Marshik waits to call... Read more →


The Wildwoods: Fourth of July Weekend Events

The Fourth of July Weekend in the Wildwoods is filled with live entertainment and events – many of them FREE to attend – and a fireworks spectacular unlike any other at the Jersey Shore. Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show Friday-Sunday, June 30 – July 2 The Sports Card, Toys,... Read more →


Delaware promoting Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2

to help prevent boating under the influence and save lives on the water DOVER (June 26, 2017) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today announced Delaware’s active participation in Operation Dry Water, an annual nationwide enforcement and education campaign aimed at preventing alcohol- and drug-related boating accidents and fatalities.... Read more →


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Philly In Top Three On Best Places To Visit In The USA List

U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Rankings, and Philadelphia ranked #2 on two key travel lists: Best Places to Visit in the USA and Best Historic Destinations in the USA—great timing as travelers prepare to make their summer travel plans. The rankings are based on an analysis of... Read more →


CNB September 2008 Archives: Gloucester City Fixing Housing Code Violations at Chatham Square

Monday, September 15, 2008 Chatham Square Apartments Section B (CNBNews file photo 2008) By William E. Cleary Sr. The City of Gloucester City is moving forward with the repairs needed at the Chatham Square Apartments. The City purchased the 100 apartment complex, Route 130 and Klemm Avenue several months ago for... Read more →


Nearly 30,000 Prescription Pills with Street Value of $565K Stolen by Pharmacy Assistant

HARRISBURG, Pa — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a Schuylkill County pharmacy assistant who stole nearly 30,000 prescription pills, including more than 27,000 Oxycodone pills. The pills had an estimated street value of $565,000. Jamie Karmonick, 41, of South Main Street, Mahanoy City, is charged with a... Read more →


West Deptford Police Arrest 7 on Narcotic Charges

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (June 26, 2017)--The West Deptford Police Department arrested seven people between June 7 and June 16 for illegal possession of narcotics. The crime log below gives further details. Arrests: On 6.7.2017, Laura K. Haban, 23, of Woodbury was arrested on Red Bank Avenue for possession of marijuana. She... Read more →


Authorities Seeking Further Information on 2015 Fatal Hit and Run Incident in Audubon

press release AUDUBON, NJ (June 27, 2017)--The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Audubon Police Department are seeking any new information about a fatal hit and run that killed 36-year-old Christopher Dean in Audubon on April 9, 2015. Christopher Dean, pictured below, was found on the side of the road in... Read more →


NJ News Commons: BUDGET COMMITTEES IN UPPER AND LOWER CHAMBERS APPROVE $34.7B SPENDING PLAN

New Jersey's Assembly and Senate budget committees approved a $34.7 billion spending plan last night. That keeps the budget on track to potentially pass in both houses of the Legislature on Thursday and head to Gov. Chris Christie for his signature before the July 1 deadline (and thus avoiding a government... Read more →


Organizations Urge Wolf to Deny Water Permits for the Proposed Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

press release | June 27, 2017 Statewide — A coalition of 40 community organizations, farms, environmental organizations, and local businesses representing over 436,727 members and constituencies delivered a coalition letter to Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary McDonnell today urging the DEP to deny... Read more →


Cooper University Health Care Opens New Urgent Care Center in Runnemede

Cutting the ribbon on the new facility: (l to r) Camden County Freeholder Jonathan Young; Michael E. Chansky, MD, Chief, Emergency Medicine at Cooper; Adrienne Kirby, PhD, President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care; Camden County Freeholder Director, Lou Cappelli, Jr.; Kathy Devine, Executive Director of Hospital Based Services at... Read more →


Vessel Deployment for New Manasquan Inlet Reef

The first deployment of a vessel on the new Manasquan Inlet Reef site, part of the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife's Artificial Reef Program, took place today, June 27. The deployment marks a momentous day for the reef program as this is only the second deployment on the new reef... Read more →


CNB CRIME: Suspects for Attempted Robbery in the Philadelphia 22nd District [VIDEO]

Jun 22, 2017 at 10:37 AM Tags: 22nd District, robbery, surveillance, Wanted On June 14, 2017, at 5:00 pm, the victim, a 39 year-old male, was walking on the 19xx block of North 11th Street to his car when three unknown black males approached him from behind. One of the males... Read more →


PSE&G to Conduct a Gas Leak Response Exercise in Woodbury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2017 Call 811 before you dig to prevent gas emergencies (June 27, 2017 - Newark, N.J.) – According to a recent study, about 40 percent of natural gas line damages involve lines cut because of errors by contractors, construction workers or residents. Most of these incidents... Read more →


Obituary: Elizabeth Norcross DeLuca Age 83 Of Gloucester City

On June 25, 2017. Age 83. (nee Norcross) Of Gloucester City. Formerly of Philadelphia. Loving mother of Robert Bjork, Betty Buinicky (James), Jean Smith (J ohn), Tammy DeLuca (Jimmy Mano), Joseph DeLuca (Kelly) and Matthew DeLuca. Predeceased by her children, Joyce Bjork and Mark DeLuca. Also survived by many loving grandchildren,... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Governor Christie Enhances Trenton Revitalization With $9 Million In New Housing Initiatives

Market-Rate and Low-Income Rental Housing Construction Supported Through DCA Programs To Attract More People, Create Jobs Trenton, NJ (June 27, 2017)– Continuing to build upon his multi-year effort to assist in Trenton’s renaissance, Governor Chris Christie today announced $9 million in funding to subsidize the construction of affordable and market rate... Read more →


NJ Shore Communities Facing Lifeguard Shortage

With the 4th of July just around the corner, families are getting ready to kickoff the summer at the Jersey Shore -- and so are the hundreds of people up and down the state who don red suits and spend their summers perched by the ocean, eyes fixed on the waves,... Read more →


Spray Ground Park Opens in Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – The Freeholder Board joined city and community representatives to celebrate the completion and opening of a new spray ground in Von Nieda Park. The new water-filled space features numerous showers and spray jets that children can run through and play with. The park also features a new... Read more →


Five Doctors Plead Guilty In Connection With Test-Referral Scheme With NJ Clinical Lab

50 Defendants Have Now Been Convicted for Their Involvement in the Scheme NEWARK, N.J. – Five doctors today admitted taking bribes in connection with a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, Acting U.S. Attorney William... Read more →


Gloucester County Library Partners with Talking Book and Braille Center

(Mullica Hill, NJ) – The Gloucester County Library System (GCLS) and the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) have partnered together to bring TBBC's no-cost services to the GCLS Mullica Hill and Logan branch libraries. Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Staying connected with the community is... Read more →


Philadelphia Man Charged With Illegal Reentry After Deportation; Faces 10 Year Prison Term

Julio Vicente-Rios, a/k/a “Julio V. Rios,” a/k/a “Pablo Reyes-Ortiz,” of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with illegal reentry after deportation, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The indictment alleges that on or about December 2, 2016, Vicente-Rios, an alien, and native and citizen of Guatemala, was found... Read more →


Residents Need to protect themselves against ticks and mosquitos this summer

(Woodbury, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents to take steps to protect themselves and their families while spending time outdoors this summer. Tick and mosquito bites can cause serious illnesses, and personal prevention measures and surveillance and control are key in preventing and... Read more →


CNB September 2008 Archives: Third Annual GLOUCESTER CITY SHAMROCK FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 13, 2008 CELEBRATING ½ WAY TO ST. PATRICK'S DAY THE GLOUCESTER CITY WAY... Two hundred thousand welcomes!! GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ – The 3rd Annual Gloucester City Shamrock Festival is sure to spark excitement along the Delaware River Waterfront today, Saturday as visitors celebrate halfway to St. Patrick's Day. Sponsored... Read more →


NEW STUDY: Too Much Beer/Wine Will Cause Dementia, Heart Disease, Diabetes and Cancer

Newswise — The more alcohol that people drink, the more their cells appear to age. In a new study that will be shared at the 40th annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in Denver June 24-28, researchers found that alcoholic patients had shortened telomere lengths, placing them... Read more →


CNB Travel: Philadelphia's Classic Fourth Of July Celebration Turns 25

Wawa Welcome America! Includes Four Fireworks Shows, Four Concerts, Free Museums, Boyz II Men & Mary J. Blige Welcome America turns 25 this year, and Philadelphia is planning a six-day Independence Day festival to celebrate. As always, a birthday party of this magnitude can take place only in the United States’... Read more →


Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office nabs #9 off of Sheriff Morina’s top ten most wanted list

(Woodbury, NJ) – Gloucester County Sheriff Carmel Morina announced today that Bruce Kane, #9 on the Sheriff's Top Ten Most Wanted List was located and arrested. Through an investigation, information was developed that Bruce Kane was living in Camden. He was arrested in the area of Broadway and Pine Street in... Read more →


Department of Health Encourages HIV Testing as part of National HIV Testing Day Observance

‘Test Your Way. Do It Today” is the theme of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, and organizations around the state will be holding more than 20 community events featuring free HIV Testing. "Early detection is key to managing HIV,” New Jersey Health Commissioner Bennett said. “When you learn your... Read more →


Proclamations of Recognition and Official Oaths of Public Office for Bellmawr Police Officers

New police officer Patrolman Andrew Thomas with Chief Walsh (right) and Captain Parker (left). Chief William Walsh and the Bellmawr Police Department like to Off. Deberardinis being sworn in. congratulate; Cpl. John Mader and Ptl. Kevin Lokaj for receiving proclamations of recognition for separate incidents they were involved in that resulted... Read more →


Another View: Big Win For Religious Liberty

Bill Donohue | The Catholic League June 26, 2017 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer: At issue is whether the state has a right to deny public funds to a religious entity when the disbursement is for a secular... Read more →


Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Burglary in Philadelphia's 12th District [VIDEO]

Jun 23, 2017 at 8:00 AM Tags: 18th District, Burglary, surveillance, Wanted The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and located the suspect wanted for burglary. On Sunday June 18, 2017, at the House of Cheese grocery store located at 6512 Woodland Avenue the owner arrived... Read more →


NJ News Commons: CONFIRMED TORNADO RIPS THROUGH HOME DEPOT PARKING LOT IN NEW JERSEY

WATCH: The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes did in fact touch down in South Jersey over the weekend. Philly.com says the first tornado ripped through a Home Depot parking lot in Howell on Route 9 and was caught on video. The second tornado also touched down in Howell... Read more →


CNB September 2008 Archives: Tummy Tee's 2008 Wiffleball Champs

published September 2008 See Photo Album After a 10 hour marathon, Brooklawn Wiffleball crowned the Tummy Tee's team of Colin Mac Adams (TOURNEY'S MVP), Joe Collins, Jerry Collins, Phil Collins and Jim Dobbins as the team with a year's worth of bragging rights. Tummy Tee's battled out of the losers bracket... Read more →


CNB Travel: Ring in the New Year on the Phillies Vacations Phan Cruise to Paradise

Join select Phillies players & alumni for an unforgettable Caribbean cruise on board the Celebrity Reflection, January 2, 2018 Press Release | Fans are invited to set sail on a new Phillies Phan Cruise, a six-night Western Caribbean cruise featuring lots of Phillies fun. Hosted by Phillie Vacations, the cruise takes... Read more →


Officer John Reader IV New Bellmawr Patrolman

CONGRATULATIONS--Former Brooklawn Special Police Officer Class II John Reader IV has been hired as a full-time officer by the Bellmawr Police Department. The Brooklawn Police Department along with friends and family wishes John a successful career in his new position. (source Brooklawn Police Department) Related articles Mr. Edward "Ed" J. Simila,... Read more →


LOVE YOUR MONEY: The controversial N.J. school funding deal, explained

Related: $1 Million to Build Middle School Stadium Gloucester City in the Top 10 Towns with the Highest Tax Increase TRENTON -- As New Jersey's budget deadline approaches, millions of dollars in state funding hangs in the balance for local schools. A deal cut between New Jersey's top Democrats would boost... Read more →


Finding Happiness,Well-Being and Success (3)

RELATED: PART ONE Part Two by Lawrence J. Danks Happiness and Well-Being This continuing series is based on an informational website developed by Lawrence J. Danks, Assistant Professor of Business at Camden County College. It features selected summaries of articles in positive psychology, motivation, innovation, reinvention and management, as well as... Read more →


Westville Police Seeking Class II Officers

Employment Opportunity: The Westville Police Department is currently accepting applications for the Position of Special Law Enforcement Officer II (SLEO II). SLEO II Officers will be responsible for patrolling the Borough of Westville to prevent crime, provide protection for persons and property, assure observance of law, apprehend violators, Court Security, and... Read more →


CNB Crime: Whiting Woman Charged with Arson

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (June 23, 2017)Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced today the results of an investigation by Detectives from the Prosecutor’s Office Arson Task Force and the Manchester Township Police Department into the April 7, 2017 structure fire at 3 Kingfisher Way, Manchester, New Jersey. That investigation has led... Read more →


CNB Travel: New Restaurants in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Summer’s here—and Philly’s food scene is hotter than ever. Recent openings include plenty of fast-service options, from Taiwanese fried chicken (Chi Ken) to vegan bao (Baology), a fresh pair of brewpubs (Roy-Pitz Barrel House, Urban Village Brewing Company); a spinoff of a highly successful locavore tavern (Blue Duck on Broad)... Read more →


Don't Feed the Wild Dolphins

Newswise — Wild dolphins are more likely to be injured if humans feed them — even through unintentional means like discarding bait — reports a new study based in Sarasota Bay, Florida, and published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Royal Society Open Science. The researchers investigated why bottlenose dolphins begin seeking... Read more →


Schuylkill County Killer Apprehended in Atlantic City

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrest of Michael Marchalk, who is charged with murder in the death of his father, Gary Marchalk, in Schuylkill County last weekend. Michael Marchalk, 37, of Pear Street, Barnesville, PA, was apprehended Friday morning in New Jersey by Atlantic City Police after... Read more →


CNB September 2008 Archives: North Wind To Be Christen Today During Shamrock Festival

published Saturday, September 13, 2008 GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNEWSNET)--At 11 AM today (Saturday) the City of Gloucester City will officially christen the new schooner, The Northwind/Saoirese Ceallaigh pronounced SEER-Shuh Kail-ay, meaning freedom from strife at the former Coast Guard Base, (Freedom Pier) King and Cumberland Streets and the Delaware River waterfront.... Read more →


New York Democrat Attorney General Vows to 'Do what it takes' to Kill Church Ministry

Abortion protesters from the Rock Church demonstrate outside of the Choices abortion center in Queens, New York, in 2017. [Photo from court filings]The state of New York has sued a Brooklyn church in federal court claiming its pro-life ministry uses harassment, force and intimidation to stop women from entering an abortion... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: AGENCIES PARTNER FOR TROUBLED GAME BIRDS

HARRISBURG, PA - A state-agency partnership is creating more habitat for two troubled game birds and other wildlife species that rely on young forest. Since 2011, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have teamed to restore thousands of acres of idle, difficult-to-manage habitat for... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Would You Buy A Used Car From Your Assemblyman

| Editorial Just 18 months ago, the State Commission of Investigation found that Image courtesy of the Washington Times the auto malls in New Jersey were $10 million delinquent in tax payments, committed fraud, practiced "suspicious" financial transactions, and evaded regulations with the tacit blessing of mid-level managers at the Motor... Read more →


Alleged Plant Thief Flees Brooklawn Police

BROOKLAWN, NJ (June 25, 2017)--In the early morning hours of June 25th, Officer Cody Nicholas observed a suspicious occupied vehicle in the lot of Verchio's Produce, (Route 130 at the west circle) which was closed at the time. Officer Nicholas attempted to make contact with the occupant, however, the vehicle took... Read more →